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Shots fired at RSS Shakha ground in Ludhiana, none hurt

Two Unidentified Assailants Today Fired Shots At The Ground Where Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Shakha Assembly Was Planned To Be Held But There Were No Casualties As The Venue Was Vacant, At New Kidwai Nagar Park, Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 18 Jan 2016, 06:52:27 PM


Two unidentified assailants today fired shots at the ground where Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Shakha assembly was planned to be held but there were no casualties as the venue was vacant, at new Kidwai Nagar Park, police said.

The incident took place today when two motorcycle-borne persons fired shots at the Shakha ground ahead of the assembly sangh sanyamsevaks, they said.

The eyewitnesses said that sound of two gun shots were heard.

Police said that the unidentified miscreants were wearing monkey caps and hence could not be identified.

DCP Narinder Bhargva said that the police party rushed to the spot after receiving the information. No one was injured in the firing as assembly of sangh sanyamsewaks was yet to start, the DCP said.

It may be recalled that terrorists attacked RSS Shakha at Dresi ground here in May 1991 in which five volunteers were gunned down and 15 others were badly injured.

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First Published : 18 Jan 2016, 06:29:00 PM